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Checklist S5819966

 
Location
Rio Grande Nature Center SP, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Jan 17, 2010 7:11 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
6 hour(s), 47 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Scott Baron
Comments:
Birded Candelaria Farm Open Space and nearby neighborhood - block of Trellis Drive, Veranda Rd., Candelaria Rd., NW. Walked from parking lot of park to Nature Center area. Birded with bird group behind the nature center and then to canal. Also walked across river on Bosque Trail to Rio Grande. Covered parking area, both feeder areas and Nature Center area more than once. Also Candelaria Wetland from blind.

Weather - Upper 20s (?), mostly cloudy, calm. High in low or mid 50s, sunny, SW breeze.

Reptile - Western Painted Turtle (?), 4.
Species
45 species (+7 other taxa) total
100
Cackling Goose

flew into Candelaria Wetland

75
Canada Goose

mostly Candelaria Wetland

20
Wood Duck
30
Northern Shoveler
1
Mallard (Domestic type)
66
Mallard/Mexican Duck
3
Green-winged Teal
8
Ring-necked Duck
5
Lesser Scaup
1
Hooded Merganser
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
4
Ring-necked Pheasant

Candelaria Farm Open Space area

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 2
Sex Unknown
30
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
3
Eurasian Collared-Dove
4
White-winged Dove
100
Mourning Dove

feeding on ground in Candelaria Farm Open Space

3
Greater Roadrunner
4
American Coot (Red-shielded)
74
Sandhill Crane

mostly in Candelaria Farm Open Space. Also flyovers.

1
Northern Harrier
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Bald Eagle
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
Red-tailed Hawk

dark phase - dark underneath, no white visible

1
Belted Kingfisher
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
3
Downy Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker
5
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
1
Black Phoebe
31
American Crow
1
Common Raven
1
Black-capped Chickadee
3
Mountain Chickadee
2
chickadee sp.
6
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
Bewick's Wren
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2
Eastern Bluebird

flyovers, heard only, maybe more

3
Hermit Thrush
11
American Robin
3
European Starling
15
House Finch
12
Dark-eyed Junco
1
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)
11
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
1
Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided)
34
White-crowned Sparrow

some along road at Candelaria Farm Open Space

2
Song Sparrow
4
Spotted Towhee
2
sparrow sp.
10
Western Meadowlark

Candelaria Farm Open Space

141
Red-winged Blackbird
4
Great-tailed Grackle

flyovers. The only definite Great-tails during my whole 1 1/2 week trip.

2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
30
House Sparrow
 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes